Heather, our Project Officer, reports that it was a bit of a snowy start for our next intake of Rural Skills Trainees today. Great to have some new young faces on board. Looking forward to spending the next 20 weeks with this crew. Lots of learning and adventures ahead, just as soon as it stops snowing.....
“The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now.” Chinese proverb
Our next Rural Skills Training Course starts next month and we are now accepting applications. This free course is open to anyone aged 16-25 based in Highland Perthshire and is a great opportunity for any young person interested in a career in the outdoors. We offer training in Chainsaw, Brushcutter and Quadbike use, Dyking, Fencing, Footpath Work, Habitat Management and more.
Our Halloween BBQ went down a treat. Although very windy everyone really enjoyed themselves. Thanks to Heather for putting on such a great event!
If you are in Aberfeldy over the next couple of months, you may notice that Alex Butter, Landscape Contractor, is working in the Lower Birks, between the War Memorial Arch and our Wee Birks field. He is upgrading paths, making stone seats, erecting some statuary etc.